Browse Graduate School of Library and Information Science by Author "Urban, Richard J."

  • Urban, Richard J. (2009-01-20)
    The development of domain ontologies and the process of open/axial coding outlined by Strauss & Corbin's (1998) grounded theory methods bear important similarities that point towards opportunities for "cross-fertilization" ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Dubin, David; Shreeves, Sarah L. (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2008-09-24)
    Contemporary retrieval systems, which search across collections, usually ignore collection-level metadata. Alternative approaches, exploiting collection-level information, will require an understanding of the various kinds ...

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  • Urban, Richard J. (2005-12-06)
    This paper combines a review of information-seeking behavior studies with qualitative interviews of humanities scholars using the IMLS Digital Collection Registry.

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  • Urban, Richard J. (2009-02-09)
    The Categories for the Description of Works of Art (CDWA) is a foundational framework for describing cultural heritage resources. This poster presents a model of the CDWA Lite core categories as an OWL ontology.

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  • Urban, Richard J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2011)
    Bibliographic records -- including metadata -- are often defined as data that describes or is about resources. The function of such records is to help users identify, select, and obtain the resources that meet their ...

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  • Urban, Richard J. (2012-05-22)
    The Dublin Core 1:1 Principle asserts that "related but conceptually different entities, for example a painting and a digital image of the painting, are described by separate metadata records" (Woodley et al., 2005). While ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Dubin, David (ACM, 2008-06-17)
    Formalizing collection-level/item-level metadata relationships encounters the problem of trivial satisfaction. We offer a solution related to current work in IR and ontology evaluation.

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Renear, Allen H. (2010-10-25)
    Slides from a presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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  • Urban, Richard J. (Archives & Museum Informatics, 2007-03)
    The paper gives an overview of some of the museum-like activities currently being undertaken in Second Life. Current development is mainly in the hands of pioneers, often interested amateurs engaging in serious leisure to ...

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  • Urban, Richard J.; Twidale, Michael B.; Marty, Paul F. (Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, 2007-06-06)
    This poster explores how "residents" are using the virtual world Second Life as a third place to engage in serious leisure by creating museums and archaeological sites.

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Urban, Richard J.; Wickett, Karen M.; Palmer, Carole L.; Dubin, David (2008-06)
    Many aspects of managing collection/item metadata relationships are critical to sustaining collection value over time. Metadata at the collection-level not only provides context for finding, understanding, and using the ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Urban, Richard J. (2006-03-21)
    A report on the usability testing of the IMLS DCC collection registry web interface.

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